Troy Fuller

Candidate for:               
Vice-President, Council for Juvenile Detention
(NPJS Board of Directors)

Candidate Name
Troy Fuller

Current Professional Position
Detention Manager, Linn County Juvenile Department, Albany, OR

Professional Biographical Information 
Troy Fuller has more than 20 years of training, and professional experience in the juvenile justice field managing and directing projects for federal, state and county government. These include community based agencies, foster parents, corrections, parole and probation, residential providers and department of education. He has experience in program evaluation, performance measurement, job task analysis, strategic planning, program design and delivery, coaching, sustainability, group design, group/team development, training design and delivery.  Troy is currently managing/supervising a multi county detention facility and CEO of Fuller Consulting.

Personal Biographical Information
Mr. Fuller has a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Concordia College. He has state training certificates in Oregon, Maryland and has provided TTA for the Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency and Prevention. Troy has served on various professional committees, provided national training and consulting. He participates in state advisory boards and has provided technical assistance for detention operations, disproportionate minority contact and PREA.  

Past Experiences, Contributions, Involvement with NPJS

  • Member
  • Workshop Presenter & Consultant/Trainer
  • Participant in the Critical Issues Committee
  • Respondent to Draft NPJS Position Statements

My Vision for NPJS
My vision for NPJS is to be a leading voice in detention best practice, continue to make training available for facilities and staff at all levels and to improve conditions of confinement for youth and staff. If elected to the board, I will actively participate in the ongoing professional development for juvenile justice employees, advocate for best practices and positive human development in custody settings, encourage and support the development of strategic leadership across the juvenile justice field. I believe we can be an instrument of inspiration to the youth and families whom we serve and make a positive impact for years to come.

Rebecca M. Painter, Ph.D.

Candidate for:                      
Vice-President, Council for Juvenile Detention
(NPJS Board of Directors)

Candidate Name
Rebecca M. Painter, Ph.D.

Current Professional Position
Educator, Warren Regional Juvenile Detention Center, Bowling Green, KY

Professional Biographical Information
Rebecca Painter has worked at the Warren Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Bowling Green, Kentucky for the past sixteen years. Currently, she is the Science and Vocational Skills/Practical Living Instructor & Programmer.

In addition, she is a part-time instructor at Western Kentucky University in the Academic Support Area, where she teaches a Developmental English course.

Personal Biographical Information
Ms. Painter received her Doctorate in Organizational Leadership and Development from the University of Louisville in 2008 with a dissertation titled “Job Satisfaction Levels of Juvenile Detention Education Faculties and the Implementation of Best Teaching Practices Compared to Overall Program Efficacy.”

Past Experiences, Contributions, Involvement with NPJS

  • Member
  • Workshop Presenter (multiple years)
  • Respondent to Draft NPJS Position Statements

My Vision for NPJS
My personal/professional vision statement is to improve public safety by providing balanced and comprehensive services that hold youth accountable, and to provide the opportunity for youth to develop into productive, responsible citizens, in spite of legal rhetoric that inhibits documented best practices.  My vision is to help NPJS lead the way for well-trained, informed educators to practice their skills successfully.  My goal is to provide a SAFE and SECURE environment that protects and educates at-risk students.